Why List With Us?

Why List your Property with Us?

Upon listing with Island Group Sotheby’s International Realty®, your property is immediately put on our local office website. Potential buyers can search this website by either:
  1. Entering their price range and type of property
  2. Conducting an “Advanced Search” allowing one to choose particular amenities or features
  3. Choosing an agent they would like to work with.
Next, your property is uploaded to the Corporate Sotheby’s International Realty® website, www.sothebysrealty.com. This website is truly unique and offers a multitude of ways for one to search; either by lifestyle, location, amenities or price.

To increase the potential for your home to be found by the most qualified real estate consumers, the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand has partnered with and distributes properties to the most significant media companies and real estate-focused websites in the world. To measure results, the Sotheby’s International Realty brand provides a property view report including view and inquiry statistics for each partner site a property is distributed to. Sotheby’s International Realty properties are viewed an astounding 60,000,000 times across all of our partner sites annually.

For example, your property would be posted on:
 
  • Yahoo Real Estate
  • Homes.com
  • The Daily Telegraph
  • Real-Buzz.com
  • The Wall Street Journal Digital Network
  • Home Finder
  • Zillow.com
  • PropGoLuxury.com
  • Country Life
  • Frontdoor.com/Openhouse.com
  • Trulia.com
  • James List
  • Te Atrium
  • NewYorkTimes.com/IHT.com
  • In addition to the website advertising, Sotheby’s International Realty® also actively pursues what is known as Search Engine Optimization. There are currently over 150,000 pages on sothebysrealty.com searchable through Google. This includes:
    • Home Page
    • Static Pages (e.g. about us, our services, etc)
    • Property Search Results
    • Office Profile Pages
    • Associate Profile Page

    For property that is listed at $1,500,000 and above, Sotheby’s International Realty® also offers another exciting form of advertising that is exclusive to affiliate offices. The Sotheby’s International Realty eGallery is a real time, dynamic property slide show designed to provide worldwide reach to a property. It is displayed on flat screens in most of the Sotheby’s International Realty and Sotheby’s auction house locations around the world. And to provide even more exposure for the listings our network represents, property brochures have the opportunity to be distributed in our exclusive Global Property Distribution program where copies are sent to hundreds of real estate and Auction House locations around the world.

    All of this, coupled with the independent advertising generated by our local office, gives your property premium exposure that no other real estate agency can match. Contact us today to list your property with us and get the exposure and expertise you deserve.